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  1. oc·ca·sion
    IPA[əˈkāZHən]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. cause (something):

      something vital must have occasioned this visit
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: occasion, plural noun: occasions

    • noun

      a particular event, or the time at which it takes place:

      a special or noteworthy event, ceremony, or celebration:

    • verb

      cause (something):
    • make use of an opportunity to do something
    • make use of an opportunity to do something
    • perform very well in response to a special situation or event
    • occasionally; from time to time
    • perform better than usual in response to a special situation or event
    • occasionally; from time to time
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